Minnetonka Audio has expanded its research and development team with the hiring of broadcast audio veteran Alessandro Travaglini as Product Manager, Research and Development Group. Travaglini brings 20 years of broadcasting and audio technology experience to the company that will further the efforts for both the Minnetonka and Linear Acoustic lines of software processing solutions. “We are thrilled to welcome Alessandro to our team,” says Markus Hintz, Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development for Minnetonka Audio. “With Alessandro’s breath of knowledge and experience in the industry, he will be instrumental in managing the company’s research and development of audio processing algorithms, as well as assisting product management and sales strategy. Bringing Alessandro on board further exhibits our commitment to producing the highest quality audio processing software in the industry.” Travaglini’s responsibilities will be spearheading the development of technologies that represent the future of loudness control, including managing the new Linear Acoustic APTO processing solution, assisting with broadcast TV and Radio sales strategy in Europe and representing Telos Alliance brands within standards organizations such as EBU and AES.